New Book: Susan Rice Utterly Destroys Hillary Clinton Over Benghazi
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Susan Rice, the former national security adviser to President Barack Obama, has a new book out -- and she does not mince her words about Hillary Clinton.
In her book, titled, “Tough Love: My Story of the Things Worth Fighting For,” Rice goes after Clinton for her handling -- or lack thereof -- of the Benghazi terrorist attacks.
Days after the U.S. embassy and consulate in Libya were attacked on Sept. 11, 2012 — which resulted in four Americans being killed — Rice appeared on several Sunday morning cable news programs to discuss the attacks.
Initially, Rice repeatedly blamed the attacks on an internet video that was critical of Islam.
That monstrous lie was concocted by then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who urged the Obama administration to push that false claim for several weeks rather than admit the attack was carried out by radical Jihadists.
Rice begins the chapter in her book by detailing how she was asked to sit in for Clinton and take part in a round of interviews on the Sunday talk shows.
She writes that her mother, Lois Dickson Rice, told her she shouldn’t accept. “Why do you have to go on the shows? Where is Hillary?”
Rice told her mother that Clinton was "wiped out after a brutal week" and that the Obama White House asked her to step up in the place.
"I smell a rat. This is not a good idea. Can’t you get out of it?" her mother said in the text.
"Mom, don’t be ridiculous. I’ve done the shows. It will be fine," Rice responded.
It wasn’t fine.
Rice was clearly left out to dry and forced to spread the lie to the world so that Clinton and Obama didn't look responsible for the horrific attacks carried out by Islamic terrorists.
Rice said the situation left her feeling "numb" for weeks and at one point she called her husband to say she felt like a "pinata."
The Daily Mail reports:
He said: ‘I don’t know what to do anymore. I just don’t know,’ she cried on the phone to him out of exhaustion.
The criticism continued unabated with news stories calling her ‘screeching’, claiming she had a ‘personality disorder’ and falsely stated she was not opposed to the Iraq War.
Even the Russian government joined in, calling her ‘ambitious and aggressive’, a barb she wore as a badge of honor.
Rice thought long and hard and eventually decided to pull back from her nomination from Secretary of State even though she thought the row was a ‘manufactured controversy and a political hit job.’
Rice blamed it all on her race and gender.
“The combination — being a confident black woman who is not seeking permission or affirmation from others – I now suspect accounts for why I inadvertently intimidate some people, especially certain men, and perhaps also why I have long inspired motivated detractors who simply can’t deal with me,” she writes.